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Medical Assistant Schools in Portland

If you seek a medical assistant school in the Portland area, Everest College and Everest Institute offer medical assistant training at several campuses, including in the cities of Vancouver, Wash., and Portland and Tigard, Ore., all part of the Greater Portland metropolitan area.

Portland is known by several names, including City of Roses, Bridgetown, Stumptown and P-Town. The city is a great place to work, play and pursue an education. Everest provides medical assistant training at three campuses in the Greater Portland metropolitan area.

Everest's Medical Assistant program is taught by experienced and knowledgeable instructors who enjoy making the subject matter come alive. Their experience and real-world knowledge can help you learn the material more easily.

Medical Assistant Careers and Services

An education matters, and throughout training you'll receive help from your Career Services department to develop interviewing skills, write a cover letter and resume and search for employment on job boards and employer websites. Everest's Career Services department can also assist by providing job leads.

When it comes to looking for entry-level employment, you'll be prepared to make an impact from day one on the job.

Some medical assistant career opportunities may include:

  • Medical Receptionist
  • Medical Assistant
  • Clinical or Administrative Assistant
  • And more...

Medical Assistant Professional Organizations

Upon graduation, you can take your knowledge and experience even further through professional organizations like the Oregon Society of Medical Assistants (OSMA). Such organizations can help you network, expand your career opportunities and stay on top of news and trends within your industry. Here are several national and regional professional organizations:

For more information on programs, locations and start dates, contact Everest today.

Everest Campuses

  • Everest College - Portland

    600 SW 10th Ave., Suite 400
    Portland, OR 97205

    Phone: (503) 222-3225
    Fax: (503) 228-6926

  • Everest Institute - Tigard

    9600 SW Oak Street, 4th Floor
    Tigard, OR 97223

    Phone: (503) 892-8100
    Fax: (503) 892-8871

  • Everest College - Vancouver

    120 N.E. 136th Ave, Ste. 130
    Vancouver, WA 98684

    Phone: (360) 254-3282
    Fax: (360) 254-3035

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